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The Rural Voter Issue

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On December 16, 2020
I have a lot of respect for Jon Tester. He’s won three tough Senate races in Montana and while he’s not the farthest left member of the caucus, he’s also very much no Joe Manchin and doesn’t seek centrist attention or provide loud votes for Republicans. He’s basically a very solid Democrat for a red […]

Missouri Breaks

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On August 3, 2017

One more national monument saved from the ravages of Trump. That’s the Missouri Breaks in Montana, which was really controversial when Bill Clinton created it. Still about two dozen possible red

The Wages of Mining

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On December 8, 2016

In 1985, I took the first trip of my life. We drove from Oregon to Minnesota for a family reunion. For me, at that age, this was exciting. As we drove east on I-90, we stopped in Butte, Montana. There

What’s For Dessert?

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On March 21, 2016
Forget about what’s for dinner. What’s for dessert? Horror has a face… and you must make a friend of horror. (via https://t.co/5V6P52pN5h) pic.twitter.com/4xNnsTvaX6 — 70s Dinner Party (@70s_party) March 21, 2016 The major advantage of this recipe is upsetting ProgressiveLiberal. Otherwise, it’s all down side. Also, I guess I know why Montana is not a […]

Native American Voting Rights

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On October 5, 2013
In our national discussions on race, Native Americans are usually a footnote. We talk about them in the past but forget they are still around today and that they still face very real discrimination, both structural and societal. This includes access to voting. A group of Native Americans in Montana has filed a lawsuit to […]

Baucus

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On April 23, 2013

Max Baucus, the Democratic Party’s most annoying senator, is retiring at the end of his term. While like any Democrat, I worry about holding the seat, if Brian Schweitzer runs, he will be tough

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